Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
Troy Garcia – CFP®, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company
In this episode, we talk Politics and Midterm Elections and the effect they have on the Equity Market, the challenges within the US Economy, top issues on the mind of Investors, the role Interest Rates play in your Portfolio, Earnings Reporting Season, and much more.
In this episode we cover:
- Economic Compass (1:39)
- How Crypto Currency has affected the Market (4:35)
- Midterm Elections and how they affect our Economy (9:29)
- The facts about Tariffs and possible Trade Wars (19:00)
- The effect Interest Rates have on the Borrower and Lender (27:34)
- What keeps Troy Garcia up at night at as a Certified Financial Planner (33:21)
Corporations’ earnings are up significantly. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
Profits for the third quarter are up by 25%. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
We have to keep in mind it’s all about the long term. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
There are areas that are doing good, and areas that are doing poorly. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
Volatility for the most part is short term. – Laura Hawley, CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
About LAURA HAWLEY
Laura began her lifelong career at Allen & Company as one of the youngest Financial Advisors in Florida more than 30 years ago.
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Laura joined Allen & Company in 1983 and now serves as President and Chairperson of the Executive Committee. In addition, she was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. Laura played a crucial role in establishing the Viera office and served as Branch Manager until 2015. She holds Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses, as well as her Life, Health and Variable Annuities.
Laura’s holistic approach to financial planning, and her passion for teaching...